In this time of attention to systemic discrimination in our justice systems, it is critically important to make Diversity & Inclusion a priority in court administration. This article outlines the actions that court administrators can take to make Diversity and Inclusion a reality.
A key component of fulfilling the public's trust in the judicial branch is achieving diversity and inclusion in the staff and operations of the court.
Adaptive Leadership is needed to proactively respond to the Covid-19 pandemic. New article provides excellent tips on how to use Adaptive Leadership in your court.
Cybersecurity is a critical concern for courts that are relying on telework in response to the coronavirus pandemic. A new Government Technology article outlines the problem and recommends best practices.
What will the future hold for the courts in the face of the Covid-19 pandemic? This post outlines the significant challenges and recommends what should be done. We can succeed by using Adaptive Leadership to create a new future reality that is people-centered, maximizes access, and increases personal safety. The new normal is one we create!
Initial court responses to the Covid-19 pandemic have focused on implementing social distancing actions. These include implementing remote tele-hearings, canceling jury trials, and deferring many court activities. What's next? The massive national economic upheaval will upend caseloads and create very real budget pressures. What is needed now is "adaptive leadership" to face the future.
Guest blogger Lance Wilson shares a chapter from his "Dashboard Bagels" book: Swim On, John uses the inspiring story of Judge John Roll and how his dedication to personal well being shows that we all can make time for ourselves, too.
As the global coronavirus epidemic unfolds, we need to not only take care of others, but also ourselves. Here are valuable mental wellness tips we all should follow.
Technology can be used effectively by courts to combat the spread of coronavirus. One way is to use videoconferencing to minimize personal court appearances. Care must be taken, however, to use videoconferencing appropriately.
Effective verbal communication is critical to the success of every leader. The most important part is listening, far more than speaking. This post outlines how listening is the key.